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Florida New Hire Reporting Form

State and federal law (409.2576, Florida Statutes and 42 United States Code 653A) require Florida employers to report newly-hired and re-hired employees to the Florida New Hire Reporting Center within 20 days of the employee’s start date.­ ­­ Why do I have to report new hires?­ Florida law requires this reporting because it helps with […]

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2016 Florida Minimum Wage Poster

We recently mailed your copy of the December 2015 edition of ISSUES, FUBA’s monthly newsletter.­ Included with the newsletter should have been an updated Florida minimum wage poster for 2016.­ Unfortunately, there was a mix-up at the printer, and the 2015 poster was enclosed instead.­ We apologize for this error and will make it right.­ […]

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A Contractor’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation

As a service to our members in the construction industry, FUBA provides at no charge a two-page publication titled A Contractor’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation, which summarizes a contractor’s responsibilities under the Florida workers’ compensation law.­ In the Guide, we answer questions like:­­ ­ What are the workers’ comp requirements for a business in the […]

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Scams Targeting Florida Businesses Shut Down

Three companies targeting Florida small businesses have been shut down by the Florida Attorney General’s office.­ These companies are United Business Services, United Certificate Services and Corporate Filing Services of Florida, and they have been scamming Florida businesses into purchasing unnecessary annual minutes, employment posters and business certificates.­ These three companies are not affiliated with […]

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Fact Sheet 17A – Exemptions from Overtime Pay

In Florida, overtime pay is regulated by a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).­ Under the FLSA, employers are required to pay overtime to any employee who works more than 40 hours in one workweek, unless the employee is exempt.­ Overtime must be paid at the rate of one and one-half times […]

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OSHA Poster Update

The federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has released a new version of its job safety poster (called “It’s the Law”) that all employers are required to post at their workplaces.­ The poster has been updated to include the new requirement that all employers have to report every on-the-job fatality as well as every […]

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